LIN-D93A61: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: LIN-D93A61

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An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, dating to AD 307-318 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol Standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left. Mint of London.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Field 2: Roman coins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [D N] CONSTAN[TINVS] P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S [...]//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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